Sunday, May 29, 2022

Ancient History

Welcome to Ancient History! Here you will learn about the Ancient Classical History of the Greeks and Romans, as well as the Egyptians and other ancient civilizations that helped shape Western culture. From decisive battles to cultural and social revolutions, we’ll examine the most interesting and unique aspects of ancient times.

Ancient Egypt Makeup and Perfume Rituals

Cosmetics and perfume were essential to life in Ancient Egypt, they excelled in the realm of beauty and their rituals continue to hold our...

Babylon’s History with the Rivers Euphrates and Tigris

The ancient city of Babylon has an interesting history of relationship to its rivers and waterways. Mesopotamia was a civilization that built up around the...

Philosophers of Ancient Greece: Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle

Socrates, Aristotle and Plato's philosophies all attempt to solve different existential questions. Imagine wondering about the existence of a flute that had been carved out...

Egyptian Mummification – Mummification Process

Learn how to make a mummy, along with information on Egyptian canopic jars, and the Egyptian afterlife. Early Egyptians had a short life span and...

Ancient Greece, part 4 – Athenian Democracy

The Origins of Athenian Democracy Before the introduction of democracy in 508 BC, Athens was ruled by a tyrant. (In Ancient Greece, the word ‘tyrannos’ did...

Knossos and the Minoan Civilization

The Palace of King Minos was the Focal Point of Commerce and Culture Influenced by Egypt and the Ancient Near East, Minoan culture represented a...

Ancient Egyptian Archery

The development and design of bows and arrows used for warfare by the armies of Ancient Egypt The bow is an almost universal weapon, and...

The Great Pyramids of Ancient Egypt – Jewish Slave Myth Examined

The innovative pyramids of ancient Egypt have stood the test of time, as their architects intended, to help usher dead pharaohs into the afterlife,...

Who Were the Hittites?

Where the Hittites an invading warrior race that conquered the Land of Hatti or where they one of the indigenous peoples of Anatolia? New...

Berenice IV Queen of Egypt

The sister of Antony’s Cleopatra assumed control of Egypt for two years during the exile of her father Ptolemy XII but was beheaded at...